Zenobia

Wife (Billie Burke), Oliver Hardy, and their daughter
Zenobia (1939), starring Oliver Hardy, Billie Burke, Harry Langdon Like The Fighting Kentuckian, Zenobia is one of the few movies that Oliver Hardy made without his partner Stan Laurel after their partnership.  Unlike The Fighting Kentuckian, however, in Zenobia Oliver Hardy is the star of the show, and he carries the comedy very well.   The basic plot...
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Laughing Gravy

Laughing Gravy, starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charlie Hall
Laughing Gravy (1931) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charlie Hall Laughing Graving is a short Laurel and Hardy film that deals with Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy trying to hide the existence of their dog, (whose screen name was the same as his real name, Laughing Gravy – hence the name of the movie) – and failing miserably.  The...
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TCM Archives – The Laurel and Hardy Collection

TCM Archives - Laurel and Hardy Collection
TCM Archives – The Laurel and Hardy Collection (The Devil’s Brother / Bonnie Scotland) (1933)  Laurel and Hardy star in two of their best films, Bonnie Scotland and The Devil’s Brother.  Both movies are some of Stan and Ollie’s best work, both “talking” films as opposed to their earlier silent movies, both in black and...
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Bonnie Scotland

Bonnie Scotland, starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy
Bonnie Scotland (1935) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson  Bonnie Scotland involves Laurel and Hardy heading to Scotland, where they hope to inherit “Stan MacLaurel’s” inheritance.  We see the pair walking into town as a blacksmith’s anvil hammers out their signature tune.  They check in at a local hotel, where the...
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Be Big!

Be Big - colorized photo of Oliver Hardy - "I'll be quicker than quick!"
Be Big! (1931) – Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Anita Garvin, Charlie Hall Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy almost make it to Atlantic City for a weekend getaway with their wives, when Ollie gets a phone call from Cookie, a lodge buddy. Cookie tells Ollie that a stag party is being held at...
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Air Raid Wardens

Air Raid Wardens - movie poster - Stan Laurel - Oliver Hardy
Air Raid Wardens (1943) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy Synopsis of Laurel and Hardy’s Air Raid Wardens Air Raid Wardens – Proving themselves inept in a series of failed businesses, shortly after opening a bicycle shop Laurel and Hardy go off to enlist, only to be turned down by every...
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Laurel and Hardy film list

You're Darn Tootin', Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy eating their final meal at the boarding house,
Laurel and Hardy film list The team of Laurel and Hardy was one of the funniest, and most prolific, comedy teams of all time. In addition to having successful individual film careers, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy made one of the most successful comedy teams of all times,...
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Hog Wild

Hog Wild - colorized photo of Oliver Hardy in the fountain ... again
movie review of Hog Wild (1930) starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy Hog Wild begins simply enough, with Oliver Hardy at home, looking for his hat … With his wife and maid snickering at him, since it’s on his head the entire time.  Once Ollie realizes that, he attempts to rescue a little...
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Hollywood Party

Hollywood Party - Oliver Hardy and Stan Laurel try to get in
Hollywood Party (1934) starring Jimmy Durante, Laurel and Hardy, the Three Stooges, Mickey Mouse … Hollywood Party is a collection of skits, parodies, and bits, strung together with a relatively thin plot.  Jimmy Durante makes fun of Tarzan as Schnarzan, whose public is tiring of him fighting fake lions.  So,...
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Sons of the Desert

Sons of the Desert - Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy
Sons of the Desert (1933) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charlie Chase, Mae Busch I can honestly says that Sons of the Desert is one of my favorite Laurel and Hardy films – it begins with the boys, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, attending a serious meeting of their club, the Sons...
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